Fire Cracker 50

What started out as a gleam in our eye has grown into a staple on the Colorado mountain bike racing calendar. Why the 4th? Because absolutely nothing athletic was happening in our town. Sure Scott Yule, Mike Zobbe, Ellen Hollinshead, Monique Merrill, and a host of other local mountain goat legends were bagging a 14er, skiing 4th of July Bowl on Peak 10, or riding their favorite epic. But nothing organized was happening. Where I come from there is at least a dinky little July 4th 5k Run just about everywhere; and then people get with family and friends, BBQ, and relax for the rest of the day. On July 4, 2000, while watching the parade after a morning bike ride, Mike McCormack and I looked at each other, cut our palms with a rusty chain tool, high fived each other and made a blood pact. The Firecracker 50 was born!

So...welcome to the 2010 Firecracker 50, welcome to Breckenridge, welcome to our backyard!

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9:45 Pro Open Men and Pro Open Women
9:50 Open Men 19-29, 30-34, Open Singlespeed Men
9:55 Open Men 35-39
10:00 Open Men 40-49, 50-59, 60+
10:02 Open Women 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+, Open Singlespeed Women
10:04 Maverick Men and Women
10:06 Singlespeed Non-Champs Men and Women
10:08 TEAMS
10:10 Sport Men 19-29, 30-34
10:12 Sport Men 35-39, Clydesdale
10:14 Sport Men 40-49, 50+
10:15 Sport Women 19-29, 30-39, 40+
10:16 The Sparkler-Juniors, Beginner Men, Beginner Women